Demand 13: GER Requirement

via community letter, Nov. 11, 2015:

"Emory University does not currently have a General Education Requirement that focuses specifically on the histories and experiences of people of color. The Campus Life Compact for Building an Inclusive Community at Emory (written Fall of 2012) states that the Office of the Provost and academic Deans will: 1) Consider creating a Global Citizenship & Diversity General Education Requirement and 2) Expand the range and quantity of course offerings specifically related to race relations, racism, ethnicity, etc.; encourage departments to make hires with these areas in mind whenever possible. This has not happened. Simply put, we demand that Emory University follow through on this recommendation and create a General Education Requirement for courses that explore issues significantly affecting people of color, and this course should be implemented in the fall of 2016."

Malik Alexander, Chris Beck*, NaVosha Copeland, Clifton Crais, Maya Foster, TJ Greer, Zachary Hermes, Chelsea Jackson, Glory James, Pat Marsteller, Deandre Miles-Hercules, Tracy Scott, Monet Timmons, Ruben Diaz Vasquez

*Social Justice Process Owner

Explore Learning Outcomes of GER Requirement

Investigate Diversity GERs at Benchmark Institutions

 Form working group of College Faculty and students to further explore this demand. (Fall 2016)

_ Present recommendations to College Senate. (Spring 2017)